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TIIE AUGTTS, WEDXESDAY, OCTOBER 0, 1000.
TWO HUNDRED DELEGATES ARE HERE
FOR OPENING OF THE CONVENTION
Temperance Workers of Illinois
Begin Four Days' Session
in the City.
TALKS ON EVANGELISM
Executive Hoard Has Meeting Re
ception for the Visitors This
The 2Cth annual convention of 1ho
W. C. T. U. of . the state of Illinois
opened this morning at the First
Methodist church and the indications
are that the convention will be one f
the befit atton.led in the history of the
' Fully 200 delegates from all parts of
the state are on hand already, and It
is expected that before the close of th?
convention Sunday afternoon the num
ber of visitors will be raised to 230 ir
300. Great interest is being shown in
the work of the convention and it is
felt that when the delegates return to
their homos they v.ill take with them
a clearer idea of what they ara striv
ing for and also a better knowledge
of the power which their organization
i Moraine Mrrtlns.
The convention was called. to ord?r
at 10 o'clock and the evangelistic part
of the program was taken -up at the
church, wiille? the state officers and
the county presidents" who are here
Went into executive session at the pub
lic library building. At the executive
meeting were all the state officer.
President Mrs. Mary' E. Kuhl. Vies
President Mrs. Alemena P. McDonald,
Corresponding Secretary Miss Helen
L.. .Hood, Recording Secretary Miss
Etta Root Edwards, Treasurer Mrs. I,.
Rell Goodman and Auditor Miss Ehpa
Rev. Mary L. Moreland of Chebanse
called 'the evangelistic conference to
order aifd delivered a lecture on medi
tation and looking to God. The
speaker, is an excellent talker and her
remarks were very interesting. Sin
called tfpon her hearers to meditate
more and to ask the help of God raoro
and'to;lofe& to Him for more help.
After she had finished. Miss Marietta
Jenny of Galesburg read a paper .n
"Evangelism in Prisons and Jails," in
which she aimed to tell. how the pris
oners could best be lifted up to a
realization of what religion and tern.
what along the lines laid down by
Christian Scientists, but she assured
her hearers that her belief was orth
dox in every particular. The address
was discontinued at the noon hour in
allow the delegates to eat dinner, but
tms afternoon it was resumed, and the
details of the speaker's plans to r?.
tleem the body and make it hcalthi ?r
were made clearer.
Miuw How W ork Im Done.
An exhibit of the means by which
:he W. C. T. U. carries on its work i'l
its many different phases is being
-shown at the Sunday school rooms of
the church. Theic are in the neigh
borhood of ;M different departments
in connection with the work the W.
T. V. attempts to carry on, a.'ii;mg
which are the following: Auti-chiid
abor. anti-narcotics, evangelistic, en
forcement of law and Sabbath observ
ance, fair woik, flower minion, fran
chise, health and heredity, medal con
tests, temperance, mothers' meeting,
mercy, peace and arbitration, press,
prison and jails, school savings bank,
scientific temperance, temperance in
struction, social and political eeoti'i
iny, lecturers, social meetings, soldiers
and sailors. Sunday, school work, wo.k
arr.ong the miners, and ins! itution--.
The exhibits consist principally f
samples of the pamphlets and cheulars
and letters which are printed and
scattered broadcast over the land in
order to help everyone who reads
them gain a clearer idea of the subject
Ii-t-ut ion Till i:roiiiur.
The program this afternoon con
tained speeches and papers by the fol
lowing ladies: Mrs. Joseph It. Berry,
Rev. .Mary G. Smith, Mrs. Maud A
Allen and Mm. G. Hopper, and in ad
dition a number of local minister!
gave short talks of a few minutes each.
This evening (lie delegates will as
semble at the church, where they will
be welcomed by different speakers rep
ieseniing several different organiza
tions, such as the Ministerial associ-i
tion. the Business Men s association.
the Y. M. C. A., the Ini Option
league and Augustana college. Re
spouses will be made bv Mrs. James
V. Simonson of Port Byron, president
of the Rock Island County Woman's
Christian Temperance union, and by
Mrs. Mary R. Kuhl, state president of
Tomorrow the convention proper
win open and the business session
will be held in t he morning. In t!
afternoon there will be scientific and
medical-discussions and in the evea
ing there will be the big -number of
the entire program a debate, "Pro
the belt line. The men who are push
ing ilit- lM-eiiiiiiiiiu ie ha vi the same
interest as every other citizen has in
he enterprise, ncihing more, nothing
less. When the line is completed it
!s to be tinned over to the city to b:
owned and conroll:'d and operated bv
the city, through its duly constituted
officers. All profits, excepting ex
penses cf maintenance and operation,
are to be applied to the park and
street funds of the city.
If you expect Rock Island to ad
vance, you must do your part unsel
fishly. Don't put a straw in the way
of the belt line. Push it along.
W. C. T. U. WELCOME
SIGN IS TORN DOWN
Hit of Howdyism Iast Night Thai
Should Not lie Allowed to Go
A bit of rowdyism that ought to
!;ring severe punishment to the perpe
trators, if they are apprehended, was
the tearing down and trampling last
evening of th- welcome sign hung at
the intersection of Sixth aenue nn.l
Nineteenth street, at the First Metho
dist church, in honor oi the state con-
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MRS. ANNA M. WHKETEI
Kditor of-Watch Towi r.
perance meant. She advocated the or- Iiibit.'on vs. Licrr.se," in which t!i
ganization of biile classes among the Hon. Da i Sheen and. (he Hon. Clarence
prisoners as the best way ro secure Harrow will take sides.
their attention to the work in hand.
; Miss Elizabeth Warner of Chebanse
followed Miss Jenny with a short ic-
ICi;- I II roii sli I hp Arnpiiat.
The local Woman's Christian union
propose to entertain their visiting del-:
count of some of he own experiences ( gatps wjrn a rj,ie to Rock Island ar-
in evangelistic work m prisons, .miss senal Saturday afternoon. Citizens
Warner has done remarkably effect iv
work in the jails and prisons at Chi
cago and in the state penitentiary ut
Joliet, and the experiences which she
related were of considerable valu to
anyone who should ever happen to en
gage in such work,
.. I'lrn for Orennlznt Ion.
An interesting address was given by
Mrs. Katherine V. Grinnell of Chicago
on the subject of the "Human Facul
ties." Mrs. Grinnell had charts shoe
ing the seats of the different faculties
possessed by man, and she showed
how thoroughly everything is organ
ized in the head. She then made a
plea for the rame thofoughness of or
ganization in the W. C. T. U. After
she had finished. Rev. Eva K. Millar
of Peoria gave an address on "Christ,
the Redeemer of Our Bodies." She
eald that too many people looked upo.i
Christ as the redeemer or our soula,
but not the redeemer of our bodies!
She spoke at length upon the need o
the human race of good healthy, sound
bodies, and she advocated prayer, a
careful diet, and the subjugation of
the flerh by the mind in order to havo
healthy bodies. Her talk was some-
who have carriages or aulcj to spare
for an hour or two will confer a favir
on the committee by reporting at once
to J. W. Stewart, not Safety building.
Three o'clock is the hour set for start
ing from the First Methodist church.
OWNERS ON FIRST AVENUE
READY TO SIGN FOR BELT
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must be made is to open up the west
end to all the railroads now centering
here and to those that may come in
future. Interurbans are seeking en
trance to the city. They are blocked
at the limits. The belt line will also
solve this problem, it being the pur
pose to build the projected line down
First avenue and south along Mid
street, or some adjacent highway, to
Eighteenth avenue, there to receive
all railroads, electric or steam, th)t
may choose to enter Rockjsland in
the years to come.
Furthermore, the belt line will be
long to the people. Not a solitarv
person is to profit individually f rom j
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MISS L.UCEBA MIXER,
Loyal Tompcrance Ijegion Set-rotary.
vention of the Woman's Ciiristia.i
Temperance union. The sign bore the
simple inscription, "Welcome W. C.
T. U. Convention," and could not be
offense to anyone, no matter bow wide
ly he might differ with the cause rep
resented by tlie organization meeting
m the city. It doubtless was the
work of some liiiresponsioles but
ahtuld be made an example of if they
State Officers of the W. C T. U. Here for Meeting-
A LICENSE; IS FINED
Sarah .. Wood, Who Has Ilcen Min
istei'hiK to Nick, I'Toseeutetl hy
State Hoard f He: !tli.
Sarah E. Wood was given a trial hi
lustice I'inliip W'-ils" court this Mor i-
ing on the charge of practicing riedi-
iie without a lhc !isi. She was found
guilty and lined S! o and cosis. Sh-"
ippealed the ccse to tl'.e circuit con:;.
Tho charge was preferred ;v.;aiiu;t lie'-
by-ile state board of health. At the
trial this morning pills, bottles an I
other 'medicinal dope was produced in
court and made th'j place lnolc like
di ug-disp nsary.
FLIES U. S. FLAG; ARRESTED
"mother Irish Snlooii-kccvci- in Trou
ble for Honoring Captain Condon.
London, Oct. 6. In honor of the
visit of Captain Edward 0'?.eagher
Condon to Clonmel yesterday, a sa-
lo li-keopcr named MrGrath. hung
.e.t a larg American Hag from his
The j-edice ordered three times that
I lie flag be remoed. Mc llratli refus-
1 anl tit noliee removed tiie Hag
m.i infornicd him that, he would be
rnsec-uten ana contmed m.tne mili
tary barracks in vieV of last night's
lemonst ration and reception in honor
of Condon, who is a delegate to the
United Irish league of America.
A similar incident occurred recent
ly at Castlereagh. The question came
up later in the lionise of commons
and Premier Asouith explained that
the flag would be removed whenever
hung out from a saloon. lie thought
it a mark of disrespect to the Amer
ican flag to hang it out from a sa
It's a Top Notcher Doer.
Great deeds compel regard. Tho
woil.l crowns its doers. That's why
he AisH'-ican people have crowned Dr.
King's New Discovery the king of
throat and lung remedies. Every atom
is a health force. It kills germs, and
colds, and la grippe vanish. It heals
cough-racked mcmbrances and cough
ing stops. Sore, inflamed bronchial
tubes and lungs are cured and hemor
rhages cease. Dr. George More, Black
Jack, N. C. writes "It cured me of
lung trouble, pronounced hopeless by
all doctors." 30 c, $1.00. Trial bottle
free. Guaranteed by all druggists.
if you have a sudden chill if you
have colic cramp or diarrhoea don't
wait a minute. Take a teaspoon f u
of Perry Davis' Painkiller in half a
glass of hot water or milk. You'll
be on the road to quick recovery.
Have this tried remedy on hand for
immediate use. Being prepared is
half the battle. New size bottler
35c, also in 50c size. ,
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MRS. MARY E. KI.HL
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MISS EPHA MARSHALL,
HAS NEW OFFICERS
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W. M. STEWART PRESIDENT
Annual Meeting; to He llchl Sunday,
Oct. 17, When a I'rogiaiii Will
MRS. ETTA ROOT EDWARDS,
State Recording Secretary.. -
MRS. L. BELLE GOODMAN,
Townsend. wife of Eire Marshall
Townsond was reriously injured ill
au auto accident yesterday.
The Young People's association of
Broadway Presbyterian church held a
spec ial meet ing in the Sunday school
room Inst evening. The committee on
nominations, composed of Miss Jo
sephine Schneider. G. C. Blakslee and
Miss Laura Manpiit, made its report,
naming two candidates for each otlice.
The newly elected officers will serve
till March. Hi 1ft, under the revised
constitution. The officers are:
President William M. Stewart.
Vice President Miss Rosabel Stew
Secretary Miss Abide Blakemnre.
Treasurer Edwin Mclntyre.
Miss Gertrude Schmidt, who served
as secretary the past year, was re
elected, but owing to her oilier du
ties she asked to be excused.
Itt'llalK of iiiiii1II-'M.
The chairmen of the committees who
were elected are as follows:'
Prayer Meeting Committee Miss
Lookout Committee Wyman J.
Missionary Committee Miss .Fanny
Social Committee Miss kTclen Piatt.
Temperance Committee II. D. Blake
more. Good Literature Committee Miss
Chat lot te Schneider.
Pulidt Decorating Committee Miss
.The annual meeting of the associa
tion will be held Sunday evening. Oct.
17. Dr. W. S. Marquis was unanimous
ly chosen to deliver the address at
this meeting. A committee composed
of the retiring1 officers was appointed
to arrange the program. The commit
tee consists of Wyman J. Beardsley.
Mi.-s Josephine Schneider, Miss Ger
trude Schmidt and Lyman Weld.
Wcman Hurt in Auto Accident.
' Galesburg. 111.. Oct. 0. Mrs. L. A.
It is in time of sudden mishap ir
accident that Chanibe.i laiti'H Liniiiint :
can be rfdieil upon to take t!i-. place
of the faintly doctor, who cannot al
ways be found at the mom.-iit. Then
it is that Chamberlain's Liniment is
never found wanting. In cases of
sprains, cuts, wounds and bruises
Chamberlain's Liniimmt takes out the
soreness and drives away tiie pain.
Sold by all druggists.
MADE TO ORDER
The largest and best line In
the count ry.
Let us call and show you
YE TOG SHOP.
3o(t Best Building.
HOCK ISLAND, ILL.
Phone West 3 1 7.
r Display of Our Garments is
Attracting Universal Attention
It is Jouttful if tkere is another store in the Middle
West that shows such comprehensive stocks of
Suits, Goats, Dresses, Waists, Skirts,
Slvealers, Petticoats and Furs
Tins store's facilities are. better than
those of any other concern. Our many
advantages are so pronounced that it
requires but a visit to this great store to
convince any one. Here everything is on
display on one ficor. No tiresome eleva
tors' tu wait for plenty of daylight
spacious-. show rooms courteous sales
women plain figures one price to all.
These features added to
The Laroesi Assortments
Latest Styles-Lblvcst Trices
cannot help but cause the tide of trade
to turn to this great corner "Wearing Ap
parel Store, where satisfactory purchas
ing is assured.
vice is wor
thy of. your
Our nr.uiy years of experience
h.e; eiKildcd us to sui ccssfully or
P.'iuize a alteration force of fit
ten; Mid seamstresses that we con
f i.l'-r i-;.i)able to undertake to the
entire cnt isfaet ioii of customers
any r"e:h'd lter-itien. We never
uielei sn'.'f rny alterations t'.i lt wo
can't j- it isi'actorilv make.
No .Mi.IitiolKll ch;
for this service.'
uges are n-j.le
he 3ee time
Cor. 2nd and Brady Streets, Davenport
Our Showing of Tailored
Waists is the Talk
'of the Town.
To visit our waist section is to become
acquainted with the season's newest
ami best w."ist stxls.
Linene iVaists at !, sjjLi.". nnd SI .70
Pure Linen Waists, 1.-.", L.a up
-Madras Tailored WaMs, 1.M. !.-'
up to s'j.ro
Linirene M'aNN In a large variety f
styles at tj .1.2.1, if-JM. ami J..
The large and varied assortments of
beautiful waists in taffeta silk, mess i
lins. IVau Do SoV, ret. nuii-vciliug.
Sicilian which are now assembled
will ertaijily be a source of, great
satisfaction to those a:iticiputi:ig th'J
purchasing of a waist.
The popularity jf the.-;e one-piece
dresses for dress and street wear Is
well csfcldh'he''. - ii!iiy and etremely
pretty are the model: we display in
br(ac'clotjis. s"rgs. panarua. j rn riell :i.
vtnick-n. tri'-ot cl(tlis. tulfeta silk.
liiassaliT.e iuid moire. Ptites nn,"
from 1!.() u,, to
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you prc-fer -in the cob;- jon de.dre
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t'ei.; stoie f aim it fill . ' ' ..f.ictorily
very new s;;.l - inmera! '.d wanted
Kilur is l'"re. (,)er l.e'i'i -" i c ' await
your r.el; tion.' I iv :.! fi i.i
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